I am still finishing up all the CIL stuff I wanted to post. Losing access to my blog in DC totally through me off and I think in some ways I am still catching up.
Here is a hearty group that fell in together for a late dinner after the Wednesday evening session. Captured by [...]
CIL Highlights included all I’ve written in this category before and the following:
Meeting Rachel Singer Gordon before Friday?s keynote. Her book came out the same time as mine and we were reviewed together a few times. Her writing has inspired me ever since, especially her well-thought views on where our profession is heading.
One of the highlighhts of this Conference was seeing Jenny Levine at the Wednesday night Dead and Emerging Technologies session. She made some great points. This stuff is spot on. She gratefully shared her notes with me, so here’s a bit that really hit home for me: (Jenny’s words are in bold!)
THINGS THAT SCARE [...]
One of the posts that got lost when my previous blog software crashed mid-conference was about Tuesday March 9, the day before the conference started when many of my colleagues and I were teaching preconference workshops.
I started the day by swinging by the Cabinet Room and giving my best to Jenny and Steven who [...]
Sharing the slot with Bob and I was Angela Ballard, Information Technology Training Librarian at NCSU.
Her talk was titled “Ahead of the Curve: Insuring Success of a Technology Training Program for Library Staff” and it really hit home some very important points.
To insure a successful Technology/IT Training program:
The library must take responsibility [...]
Scott Brandt and I did our pre-conference workshop Tuesday afternoon. “Make Learning Stick: Creating 5 Star User Centered Training & Instruction”featured a DVD presentation about Bob, a harried trainer faced with training his entire staff on Web mail. We outlined 5 factors to insure training is user-focused and successful everytime!
We had 23 participants and [...]
One of my favorite parts of this conference: lisdtening to some forward-thinking speakers outline what the future may hold for library services…
What follows is an annotated congrunt…
Roy Tennant Theme: Digital Libraries
XML — Standards must improve Harvesting data University faculty are realizing the crisis with scholarly communication
Also: Storage!“As somone who has recently [...]
Frank Cervone, Assistant University Librarian, Northwestern University
Our users don?t know what DB the results came from, journal title is important?they just want the info.
What can you link to: OPAC DBs
What is federated searching? ?Squishy at this point?
Metasearch: searches that use metadata to make decisions Megasearch: Dogpile, AlltheWeb, etc.
Can be combined [...]
I am home with a cold-like thing but I wanted to get these up and out for everyone…
What a GREAT conference…
Computers in Libraries 2004 Gallery
(and to Steven, be well…enjoy some rest. Peace.)
I was tickled to meet Mr. Greg Schwartz. I had followed his blog since I discovered it and always found it fascinating.
Here, he congrunts with the best of em!